Northrop T-38

The Northrop T-38 “Talon” is a tandem two-seat twin-engine supersonic jet trainer operating under an Experimental Airworthiness Certificate. Its two J85-GE-5 afterburning turbojet engines produce 2,050 and 2,900 lbs of thrust each in MIL and MAX respectively and makes the T-238 capable of Mach 1.4. The T-38 has a maximum takeoff weight of 13,500 lbs. The NTPS T-38 is used for Performance and Flying Qualities instruction as well as transonic and supersonic student flight test evaluations.

     

 

Contact Info

National Test Pilot School
P.O. Box 658
Mojave, CA 93502-0658 USA
Phone: 661-824-2977
Fax: 661-824-2943

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